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returns to the majors. at my noon, the mlb is expected to ban a-rod through the 2014 season for his alleged connections to a florida clinic that administered performance-enhancing drugs. despite that, manager joe girardi confirmed a-rod will play his first game tonight. jay gray is live outside the yankees stadium in the bronx. what's the sequence of events we might expect to see today? >> reporter: good morning. outside yankee stadium. relatively quiet as major league baseball gets ready to break its silence. here's the front page of "the post." just go it says. fans ban a-rod, just accept the ban and go. today we'll find out how long he'll have to go for. here's how it's supposed to work out. about noon, as you talked about, the commissioner will announce his decision. there are a dozen to 14 players involved in this, but a-rod will get the most substantial suspension, according to sources that have spoke with nbc sports. most of the players getting 50-game bans. that will remove them from play for the rest of this season. a-rod through the 2014 season, the reason why major league
usa today he has an outstanding offer from the mlb to shorten his suspension to 150 games instead of 211 if he foregoes his appeal and the mlb originally offered a 100-game suspension, but the president denied this. >>> there's no arguing about perfection. president obama honoring the 1972 miami dolphins, the only team ever to have a perfect nfl season. >> some of them are a little harder to recognize these days. they don't have the afros or the mutton chops, the fumanchus. >> little bit of a laugh. >>> leaping attempt to stop a homer. nope, doesn't get it. he loses the ball. hey, hey, where's my glove? there it is. hate when that happens. >>> number one collegiate skeet shooter in america and he's not even in college yet. he got the first perfect score in the history of the collegiate world championship and also broke two world records. >>> are you ready? august 31st, right around the corner, start of the college football season. here's one alabama fan's t-shirt pride. read it. tebow cried, cam lied, tree died, lsu tried, tooe owe's fake girlfriend died, roll tide. a throw-in lau
't as juicy as meat because of the lack of fat. >>> i can't stand to see mlb players doing drugs. >> some of baseball's youngest fans weigh in on the suspensions of 13 big leaguers, including alex rodriguez. what they and the man who helped expose the balco scandal are saying. >>> could you pay $22,000 a year, not for college, but for preschool tuition? many local parents are doing that. we'll tell you what the tuition is getting the toddlers. >>> is this wetsuit the key to preventing shark attacks? why the suit will confuse sharks, enough to keep you safe. >>> an update, now, on our breaking story. the california highway patrol extending an amber alert out of san diego to the bay area. check your cell phone. the chp sent a text alert to the public about 20 minutes ago. many of our viewers saying it was a loud alert. 16-year-old hannah anderson and ethan anderson were kidnapped from the city of boulevard in san diego county on saturday. that's about 60 miles east of san diego. this is the man suspected of kidnapping them. 40-year-old james dimaggio. police believe he may be heading to tex
back at the city of san jose. lawyers for the mlb are asking a federal judge to toss out the city's lawsuit against the league, saying baseball has an anti-trust exemption that protects it from such lawsuits. the mlb also argues san jose cannot show it has been harmed by the indecision over whether to allow the a's to relocate from oakland. >>> from the major league, check in on the little guys now, magic number is that, two. how many games a peninsula baseball team must win to advance to the little league world series. >> the belmont redwood shores team will play in the regional semifinals this weekend in san bernadino. they secure the spot after beating eastlake, 3-2 last night. with no live tv coverage, friends and supporters, they had a viewing party at car lot high. they found a way to watch the game live, asking a parent to use her cell phone and live stream the game via skype. >> that is very smart. >> going strong. young fans watching say they were inspired an hope one day they, too, can play for a world championship. >> takes a lot of team work around a lot of effort to g
-- performance-enhancing drugs. but if a-rod fights the suspension to next season, the mlb is threatening to ban him from the sport altogether. the investigation has turned up e-mails, text messages and other information that show rodriguez recruited athletes for the clinic. he then tried to buy incriminating evidence. >>> new dash cam video shows george zimmerman being pulled over for speeding in texas. he had a gun with him. it happened about 25 miles east of dallas. zimmerman told the officer he had a gun in his life compartment and that he was going, quote, nowhere in particular. the officer told zimmerman to slow down and released him with a warning. texas state law allows people to carry a gun in a vehicle as long as it is not in plain view. zimmerman's attorneys posted a tweet in response to the news saying they are working to protect his privacy. last month he was acquitted in the shooting death of trayvon martin. >>> at least a half dozen members of congress head to the white house today to voice their concerns about the government's massive surveillance program. this after a new bombsh
a permanent ban from baseball. as early as today, the mlb is suspected to suspend a-rod. he is scheduled to play in rehab games tonight and tomorrow. monday could be the new deadline here. >>> heavy rain causing major flooding in northern georgia. more than a half foot of rain fell. it forced firefighters to spend much of the day rescuing trapped residents in that area. bill karins, though, we talked about this earlier. georgia normally a place where you have some nice weather. a lot of sun. not a lot of water. >> usually they complain it's too hot and not enough water. they'll need it in many areas. we talked about fairbanks yesterday. 84 degrees. >> they did it? >> yes, they did. broke the record. 85 there actually. so very impressive. also 67 in anchorage. so it wasn't everywhere. interior alaska has been very high. juneau around 75. fairbanks yesterday, 31 80-plus degree days this summer. breaks the record. also 13th day 85 or above in fairbanks. that also breaks your record. >> what about today? >> 62 right now. interior alaska going up to 84 once again in fairbanks. so they'll add
for us. tracie potts, thank you. >>> alex rodriguez may have avoided a lifetime ban, but the mlb's 211-game suspension has put the player's future in jeopardy. on monday, major league baseball suspended 13 players linked to the biogenesis performance enhancing drug investigation. the league made an example out of a-rod, sidelining him until the 2015 season. rodriguez's his ban is taking effect on august 8th, but he will appeal the suspension, which will allow him to play until a ruling takes place. as he hit the field for the first time this season, yeah, that's what he got. white sox fans saying, well, boo in so many different ways. before the game, rodriguez and the yankees manager joe girardi made it clear a-rod will stay on the roster while he fights for his baseball life. >> i have had two hip surgeries, i've had two knee surgeries, i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself, no one else will. there's a process. i'm happy the process, in due time, hopefully, you know, whatever happens, happens. >> i'm joined by deputy sports editor and blogger at "
. this according to mlb network. most likely, the giants will end up pulling back all three soon-to-be free agents and keeping them for the rest of the year. >>> a's starting a four-game series in detroit. coco crisp leading off the inning. and he blasts a solo home run to right field. it's the 14th of the season. but his 100th of his career. bottom eight. flies to center. and coco crisp, not only with the bat, but with the diving glove. a's win, 8-6. >>> u.s. open champion, serena williams, rolled over her opponent in straight sets. serena didn't drop a game in the first set. only lost one game in the second. serena is a four-time champ in queens. venus also won her first round match today. that's a look at sports. let's go back to you. i want to tell you that we have the 25th edition of the madden football game being released. if you play the 49ers in franchise mode, you get to move. >> oh. >> it's cool. you get to upgrade. >> we're going to get this. we're going after the newscast to pick it up. >> you should be able to go to the front of the line. >> thanks. we're back in a moment. ♪ ♪ tur
francisco giants were at center of mlb trade rumors, but the trade deadline came and went. the giants didn't make any moves. one player garnered interests from other clubs but stayed put. his name, hunter pence. >> it's a big relief. you know, it feels good that, you know, for them to hold on to me, i goat stay with these guys. it's a great group. looking forward to continuing to push forred wheward and progres. >> giants and phillies. top of the first, giants up 1-0. rbi single to center. his first major league hit. 7-1 giants in the seventh. brett pill, solo home run. giants win, 9-2. >> pablo sandoval did leave the giants game in the fifth with a right heel bruise. he is expected to be in the lineup on thursday. back with more after this. >>> it's a big day tomorrow. a new tv network debuts, but this will have your furry friends pawing for that remote. >> the new 24-hour nationwide channel is designed just for fido, rocco or rover. potential audience is huge with more than 78 million dogs in america. it's called dog tv, and it will feature short videos exclusively catering to the canine
. now, i'm so into the sport, i can't stand to see mlb players doing drugs. >> kids have points. like it. >> rodriguez will continue to play while he appeals his 211-game suspension. >> monumental. >>> giants need help this week, to actually get much-needed help when pitcher ryan vogelsong returns to that rotation, need him on the mound. the right-hander hasn't been on the team since he fractured his right pinky two months ago. vehicle song slated to start friday, taking on the orioles. >>> the warriors steph curry doing zumba to keep it shape. he tweeted this vine video of himself with the hash tag, no days off. >> see, kids at home, take note. >> burning calories. >> absolutely. >>> this next guy really puts the doh in tae kwon do. >> the martial arts expert who had quite a time breaking one piece of wood. [ male announcer ] with at&t, you're sure to get a better bundle. just choose the 2, 3, even 4 services you want to build the bundle that works for you. [ female announcer ] call at&t now! choose a u-verse triple play bundle for just $79 a month, our new low price. get the same great
's. lawyers for mlb are asking a federal judge to toss out san jose's lawsuit against the league. arguing baseball's antitrust exception protects itself from lawsuits. an official says san jose cannot show it has been harmed on the decision to allow the a's to relocate from oakland. >>> b.a.r.t. officials laid out their grievances in front of a panel by jerry brown. b.a.r.t. says the latest offer will give workers a 15% raise over four years. b.a.r.t. says the two sides are $62 million apart in a three-year contract. the union says the number's actually $56 million. b.a.r.t. wants the governor to order that 60-day cooling off period, while union leaders are opposed to one. >> this is an exception. and it should not be rewarded with another 60 days of stalling and delays. we should be forced and i commit the union, to come to an agreement by sunday night. >> there's many orr potential public health and safety impacts of a b.a.r.t. strike. caregivers, charged with providing aid to those in need, would be challenged to get to their patients and clients. >> the panel will present a report to
league baseball firing back at the city of san jose. lawyers for the mlb with asking a federal judge to toss out san jose's lawsuit against the league saying baseball has an anti-trust exemption that protects it from such lawsuits. major league baseball argues san jose cannot show it has been harmed by the indecision whether to allow the a's to relocate from oakland. >>> a brand-new south bay library is caught in a fungd fight between the city and county of santa clara. it's located behind the river shopping center. the city set aside more than 19 million bucks for the library, 11 million has already been spent. construction is actually almost done but the library sits empty. santa clara county says the city is spending redevelopment money on the library when under state law that money should go to schools and special districts. additionally, the county won a court order freezing the city's redevelopment assets, library included. library supporters are rallying at the construction site on sunday morning in hopes the library will be allowed to open as planned. >>> vandalizing a church
. >> okay. >> anyway -- >> he must have said something on friday that really irked the officials at mlb because -- >> he said a series of things. he says he doesn't trust the yankees. he comes out every now and then and says things. here's the thing -- >> what's the thing? he doesn't trust the yankees. how can the yankees trust him? there's no taking ownership of anything except for the money. and that's the problem with a-rod is people, for some reason, people don't like him. and andy pettitte -- >> you think it's jealousy about the money? >> i think andy pettitte, they said, had an arm injury. took some drugs. wasn't supposed to. admitted to it and stopped using and went on the field and everyone loves andy pettitte because he's a lovable guy. >> i love him. i've actually met him. they are adorable. >> we had them on even. yeah. >> that's right. but at another event when he was being honored. salvation army honored him one year. >> yeah. but this guy for some reason, when he steps out there, there's sort of this arrogance, this hubris, this whole other vibe going. people don't like hi
of law or arbitration panel courtroom. the evidence was based on anthony bosch who the mlb made a deal with and offered to pay his legal fees to and not sue. >> you said he has no credibility. >> it's clear he has no credibility and more importantly he has no ability to testify because he is someone who has peddled drug to high school students. >> and you know released last night by espn and by bosch's attorney that say he retained the legal services in february 2013. a retainer was paid via wire transfer by a representative of alex rodriguez. she accepted this payment on behalf of anthony bosch as payment for his legal representation. if this guy has no credibility why would alex rodriguez contribute to his legal defense fund. >> there's another question that because of this clause, i'm not allowed to answer it. >> what's the relationship between tony bosch and alex rodriguez. what is it? what was it? >> there was a relationship but these will be at a hearing. we respect the appeals process. there's a million questions i'd love to answer. the reason we're here is to stop what's been g
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